QT-Online / Thursday, February 20, 2020 / Categories: Top News Do not eat locusts, warns MME amid measures to stop pest invasion Tribune News Network Doha The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) cautions citizens and residents of Qatar against eating the invasive locusts, swarms of which have been spotted in certain parts of Qatar. The ministry said it is using pesticides to prevent in Qatar a locust invasion. The ministry livestock owners and ranchers in Duhailiyat and areas surrounding the Ahmed bin Mohammed Military College to be particularly careful and not let their animals graze on wild growths and bushes. The MME has also called on the public, especially farmland owners, to immediately report to authorities when they spot the desert locust swarms. If you see them, immediately inform the Agricultural Pest Control Unit of the location to help eliminate a potential outbreak in a timely manner. Previous Article Politics in the time of corona: Qatar condemns Saudi delay in granting entry to its health minister Next Article Tourists brave sub-zero temperatures for a night at Sweden’s ice hotel Print 3376 Rate this article: 4.5 Please login or register to post comments.